Fire Operations consists of 81 professional firefighters and 18 ambulance personnel you see every day, staffing the fire stations 24/7, prepared and ready to respond to calls for service. Personnel are divided up between three shifts called Battalions. Each Battalion is supervised by an Assistant Chief who serves as the Incident Commander on multiple unit responses.
A Shift- Chief Dan Higgins,
B Shift- Chief John Weaver
C Shift- Chief Dan Ditirro
There are six strategically placed fire stations designed to provide resources ready to respond immediately, when you call 9-1-1. Each station houses an engine company with a Lieutenant (supervisor), an engineer (driver) and one or two firefighters. Three of the six fire stations also house an ambulance and staff provided by American Medical Response (AMR). All personnel are Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and five of the seven fire apparatus have at least one member who is a paramedic. Each engine carry's between 500-1000 gallons of water and has a variety of specialized equipment designed to assist with all types of emergencies, rescues, and hazardous situations. The operational resources are divided up and located throughout the city for efficient and effective service delivery:
Fire Station 1- Assistant Chief, Tech Rescue Engine 2101, Ladder Truck 2116, Heavy Rescue 2151, Ambulance 2121, Omega 16, Wildland 2131, Reserve Ambulance 2122. Total Personnel 10-11
Fire Station 2- Engine 2102, Brush 2132, Reserve 2108. Total Personnel 3-4
Fire Station 3- Engine 2103, Brush 2133, Reserve Engine 2107, Reserve Truck 2117, Reserve Ambulance 2123. Total Personnel 3-4
Fire Station 4- Engine 2104, Ambulance 2124. Total Personnel 5-6
Fire Station 5- Engine 2105, HazMat 2155, HazMat/Air/Light 2157. Total Personnel 3-4
Fire Station 6- Engine 2106, Ambulance 2126, Reserve Ambulance 2125, Reserve Engine 2109. Total Personnel 5-6
We are an "all hazard" agency meaning we handle many types of incidents including structure fires, wildland fires, motor vehicle fires and accidents, gas leaks, odor investigations, smoke and fire alarm activation, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and mitigation, confined space rescue, high and low angle rope rescue, ice and swift water rescue, structural collapse, trench rescue and other non-emergency requests for service.
For more information about the Longmont Fire Services Operations, please email or call (303) 651-8437.